Lawsuit accuses fertility clinic of medical malpractice

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, July 15, 2019. Many Louisiana couples can relate to the concept of struggling to conceive a baby. In some cases, people in this situation will try various methods in their attempts to achieve pregnancy. Such was the case with a couple based in another state who pursued in vitro fertilization through a reputable fertility clinic. After the woman gave birth to two baby boys who were not related to either her or her husband, they filed a civil lawsuit accusing the clinic and its owners for medical malpractice. Following the couple's marriage in 2012, they tried to conceive but were unsuccessful. The couple then tried various strategies

2019-11-20T23:16:53+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Former patients accuse psychiatrist of medical malpractice

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Many Louisiana residents have likely experienced depression at one time or another, and for some people, sadly, this is a chronic condition that they struggle with throughout their lives. Many people seek the guidance of a professional to help them deal with this challenging disease, and anyone who has been in this type of situation can attest to the fact that trust is a crucial component of such a relationship. However, sometimes, a mental health professional cannot be trusted and may engage in questionable activities when dealing with patients. This seems to be what happened when three women filed medical malpractice lawsuits against a prominent

2019-11-20T23:20:10+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

Incorrectly inserted catheter may have caused patient injuries

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Many Louisiana residents know the fun and freedom that can come with retirement. Retirees finally have time to indulge in hobbies, travel and leisure activities, and everyone hopes to remain relatively healthy to allow them to continue enjoying themselves well into old age. Unfortunately, all too often, a senior's golden years are interrupted by a medical emergency, and sometimes, during the course of treatment, medical professionals cause unnecessary patient injuries. In a recent example, an 85-year-old man and his wife boarded a cruise ship. The man had been using a catheter and urinary drainage bag for the previous five months. One morning, he had

2019-11-20T23:22:16+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Childhood misdiagnosis leads to medical malpractice lawsuit

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, June 6, 2019. As many Louisiana parents know, childhood can be fraught with challenging times, sometimes including injury and illness. Of course, in most cases, the parents of ill children welcome professional advice and will do whatever they need to do to reduce or eliminate the discomfort or pain their child is feeling. However, sometimes, a physician diagnoses a problem and prescribes treatment for reasons other than healing. Such appears to be the case in an incident involving a 26-year-old woman who is about to go on trial against a doctor and the medical center that employed him, claiming she has suffered from medical malpractice and negligence.

2019-11-21T00:10:30+00:00June 6th, 2019|

Medical malpractice suit alleges sponge left in patient’s body

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, May 6, 2019. Anyone in Louisiana or elsewhere who is undergoing any sort of surgical procedure expects medical professionals to provide detailed information about any risks involved with the surgery. Patients can then make informed medical decisions and will also know what to expect if they experience any unusual results following the procedure. A woman in another state filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging she was not well informed prior to an operation she underwent in 2015. Recently, a judge set a two-week jury trial for June of next year for the case. In May 2015, the woman went to the hospital to investigate her abdominal pain. Physicians

2019-11-21T00:14:20+00:00May 6th, 2019|

Family settles for $3.8 million in medical malpractice lawsuit

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. People requiring care in a hospital emergency room are entitled to receive necessary medical attention, testing and treatment, and no detail regarding socioeconomic status or ethnicity should influence the level of care they receive. Most Louisiana residents would likely agree with this statement. However, a family in another state claims the level of care given to one of their members at a hospital emergency room did not meet the same standard applied to higher-income patients . The family subsequently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital, and the facility recently agreed to settle for $3.8 million. Early in 2015, the then 33-year-old woman went

2019-11-21T00:15:22+00:00April 30th, 2019|

Couple awarded $12.25 million in medical malpractice lawsuit

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Many Louisiana residents can understand the feelings of fear and anxiety that arise when they are handed a cancer diagnosis. Most people in this position likely worry about how the illness will affect their lifestyle in the future and even whether they will have much longer to live. A man in another state not only had to endure such thoughts but also underwent surgery to treat the problem, only to discover he was a victim of misdiagnosis. He and his wife were recently awarded $12.25 million in a medical malpractice suit. The incident happened at a medical clinic where a pathologist mixed up two

2019-11-21T00:17:13+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Parents file medical malpractice lawsuit claiming misdiagnosis

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Louisiana parents will likely attest to feeling some distress during a time when their child was in pain or discomfort of some sort and required medical intervention. When such situations occur, a parent not only hopes that a medical professional will take quick action to remove the pain, but also that he or she will deliver a proper diagnosis to get to the root of the problem in a timely manner. This way, the necessary treatment can begin before the situation worsens. Unfortunately, a family in another state did not encounter this type of experience when they took their 4-year-old to a doctor

2019-11-21T00:19:17+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Severely disabled woman files medical malpractice lawsuit

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Louisiana residents who have checked into a hospital with health issues of any sort know that often medical professionals order testing of some kind in order to properly diagnose the problem. However, when the required test is not immediately available, the patient may suffer consequences. Unfortunately, sometimes these consequences can be very serious, leaving the patient believing that the situation would have been quite different had the necessary action been taken earlier. Such was the case for a severely disabled woman from another state who recently filed a $4.6 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital. According to the lawsuit, in April 2017, the woman

2019-11-20T19:07:06+00:00March 26th, 2019|

Parents settle for $750,000 in medical malpractice lawsuit

Most Louisiana parents can likely recall a time when their child was sick and they were challenged to use their best judgment in a very difficult and stressful situation. Typically, in the event of a health scare, parents also rely on a medical professional to provide expertise in making a decision about treatment. However, sometimes parents and professionals alike can make the wrong decision, and sadly, sometimes the results are tragic. Recently, a couple in another state settled for $750,000 in a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit after their 14-month-old daughter died following treatment for croup at a federally qualified health center. According to the lawsuit, in Jan. 2016, the mother took the infant to the health center with obvious

2019-11-07T11:38:12+00:00March 19th, 2019|